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AdPT 6:

Conceptualizing and Treatment Planning in
Adlerian Play Therapy

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The wonderful world of play therapy.

Become a play therapist.

Course Description

In this class, we will work on deepening your understanding of conceptualization and treatment planning in Adlerian play therapy. Using “example clients,” you will deepen your knowledge of how to assess the client’s developmental level, presenting problem, temperament, preferred modalities of expression, goals of misbehavior, Crucial Cs, life tasks, personality priorities, lifestyle convictions, mistaken beliefs and private logic. We will then work on using your understanding of each of these lifestyle elements to design play therapy interventions to help specific clients gain insight and make behavioral, cognitive, attitude, and affective changes.

Course Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1.  Assess the developmental level of play therapy clients.

  2.  Assess the temperament of play therapy clients.

  3. Consider the match/mismatch between parental temperament and children's temperament.

  4.  Assess the play therapy client's presenting problem and determine if there are other, underlying problems in force.

  5. Consider the various elements of the client's lifestyle and prioritize changes that need to occur. 

  6. Explore the client's needs that might not being met that might be contributing to the presenting problem.

  7. Determine the client's preferred modalities of expression in play therapy.

  8. Explore the interests of play therapy clients.

  9. Explore the play therapy client's goals of misbehavior.

  10. Explore the client's Crucial Cs in play therapy.

  11. Explore the play therapy client's mastery of the life tasks.  

  12. Explore the play therapy client's personality priorities and those of the other important people in his or her life.

  13. Determine the play therapy client's lifestyle convictions, mistaken beliefs and private logic as a vehicle for treatment planning.

  14. Consider the client's preferred modalities of expression when designing play therapy interventions.

  15. Consider the client's interests when designing play therapy interventions for a specific client. 

  16. Use their assessment of each of the lifestyle elements to design play therapy interventions to help specific clients gain insight into their self-defeating patterns.

  17. Custom-design appropriate therapeutic metaphors for clients based on their conceptualization of the client's lifestyle.

  18. Demonstrate using lifestyle metacommunications designed to help clients gain insight into their patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving. 

  19. Use their assessment of each of the lifestyle elements to help play therapy clients make behavioral, cognitive, attitudinal, and affective changes.

  20. Demonstrate at least 3 Adlerian play therapy skills designed to help clients make behavioral, cognitive, attitudinal, and affective changes.

  21. Demonstrate at least 3 Adlerian play therapy techniques designed to help clients make behavioral, cognitive, attitudinal, and affective changes. 

  22. Generalize the strategies for conceptualizing and treatment planning taught and practiced in this class to their work with clients in their practices. 

Prerequisites

  1. Completion of AdPT 5: Advanced Adlerian Play Therapy

 

Methodology

  1. Multimedia Lectures

  2. Trainings with opportunities for self-reflection and group discussion

  3. Individual and group activities for processing

 

Certification of Attendance

Certificate of Attendance - will be presented to the participant at the end of each course.

Certificate Recognition

This Certificate of Attendance is jointly awarded by Healing Hearts Centre and LEAPT inc.

Certificate training hours are recognised by the Association for Play Therapy (Singapore) for the individual who is working towards their Registered Play Therapist qualifications.

Course Trainers

Abigail Lee

Founder of Healing Hearts Centre

Nikki Pauli

LEAPT Trainer